DGM Lexmi Kumaran sacked

30 September 2009

The ONGC has sacked the DGM of MRPL Lexmi Kumaran holding her responsible for the frequent closure of the units due to the serial fire mishaps. ‘Karavali Ale’ has brought out several exclusive reports on more than ten fire mishaps that had taken place in the

SI faces atrocity charges on 3 youths

The Mangalore Rural (Kankanady ) Sub-Inspector Prakash has been accused of committing atrocities on three youths after detaining them illegally in the station. It is learnt the three youth were detained to gather clues regarding the accused in the Bantwal shootout case.

Unending woes of footpath vendors

A visit to State Bank area in the city is like entering into a maze of trading activities. The road side vendors who are carrying out trade without license from MCC on either side of the road are responsible for this undesirable situation. The initiative by the MCC

Rethink needed on independent varsities

Fragmentation of higher education does not address the question related to enhancement of quality, said M I Savadatti, vice-chairman, Karnataka State Higher Education Council.

city govt hospitals remained unaffected

The services at government hospitals in district and taluk centres remained unaffected on Tuesday due to the doctors strike as the doctors were on duty despite submitting their

Shikshaka-Shikshana Saptaha

Shikshaka-Shikshana Saptaha, a seven-day programme organized by DK District Federation of Education Resource Centres to assert the community's rights to create an amicable atmosphere for the promotion of education, has urged the state government to shun the practice of deputing teachers for administrative works.

one-day workshop in forensic

The department of forensic medicine and toxicology, Yenepoya Medical College, here will organize a one-day workshop in forensic anthropology on Wednesday.

Carnatic classical music competition

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mangalore and Sangeetha Parishat, Mangalore have jointly organized a Carnatic classical music competition here on October 25. The competition will be held in two categories, junior for those aged 15 and below, and senior for those in the 16-25-years.

Govt approves Mangalore City's Masterplan

The masterplan, a blueprint for the city's future development has received the state government's approval, mayor M Shankar Bhat said here on Tuesday, September 29.

Chairing the monthly meeting of City Corporation, the mayor said the governor has given his assent to the masterplan. The Mangalore Urban Development Authority had taken up the work of revising the masterplan, which was hanging fire for long.

2 Girls from city in National Athletics Camp

Two girls from Dakshina Kannada have been included in the national athletics camp being conducted in Bhopal in preparation for the Asian and World championships.

Dakshina Kannada District athletic coach Vasanth Kumar, who is the only coach from Karnataka to have been invited to the camp, told The Hindu that two of the three athletes chosen for the camp were from Dakshina Kannada district.

Health Camp at Katipalla on Oct 4

A health camp will be held on the premises of Infant Mary parish, Katipalla, here from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm on Sunday October 4

The surgeons of Fr Muller Medical College Hospital, specialized in medicine, genecology, skin, ENT, eye and bone will be available for free consultation at the health camp, Katipalla, here on Sunday. Concession in treatments will be offered at Fr Muller Charitable Hospital for the referrals from health camp.

The camp is jointly organized by women’s group and self-help-groups, Katipalla and Fr Muller Medical College Hospital, Kankanady, here.

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MCC Monthly meet

Monthly meet of MCC was held today at MCC building Lalbagh Mangalore. Session started with the discussion about the problems in water supply for corporation area and cutting of illegal pipeline connection to Thumbe dam water pipelines.

‘Mhainyalli Manchi’on 4th October

First Sunday of every month, Mandd Sobhann presents ‘Mhainyalli Manchi’ (regular monthly theatre programme) at Kalaangann, Mangalore, at which the best available in Konkani performing arts from anywhere in the world is presented.

Mangalore airport gearing up to take off Haj flights

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is gearing up to make arrangements to operate special flights for Haj pilgrims from Mangalore airport for the first time this year.

Police seeks identity of the person on the photo

Dakshina Kannada district police have released the photo of a person whao has stolen the two-wheeler, which was used by the miscreants who opened fire at a jewellery shop at Bantwal on 1st September 2009.

Addressing a press meet, SP Dr A S Rao said the two-wheeler was traced on the following day of the shoot out incident.

24x7 water supply

29 September 2009

Mangalore City Corporation could well start providing round the clock water supply to all its 60-wards from November. Steps taken by it to plug water theft along its main water supply line from Thumbay to

Abdul Kareem murder case cracked

Special investigation team of Dakshina Kannada District Police (DKDP) successfully solved the Abdul Kareem Murder case and the accused were taken in to custody, said Dr Subramanyeshwar Rao, district Superintendent of Police.

Signature campaign to ban cow slaughtering

Ban on cow slaughtering sign collecting campaign began in the city on Monday 28th September 2009 at Mangala Devi Temple Premise. Vajra Dehi Matt Raj Shekar Ananda Swamiji started the campaign by worshiping the Indian origin breed cow.

World Health Day celebrated

KMC Hospital organized the World Heart day run in association with K S Hegde hospital and DK Chapter of Indian Medical Association to mark the World Heart Day on Sunday 27.

Ayudha Puja at Infant Jesus Shrine

Ayudha Puja celebrations were held at Infant Jesus Shrine, Bikarnakatte ,Mangalore. The Friars of the Shrine invoked God’s blessings on the Vehicles. The blessings of the vehicles began on Saturday after the evening mass and will be continued on Sunday till the evening. Vehicles are blessed annually at the Shrine in a solemn manner to thank the Almighty for his care and protection.

inter-collegiate Konkani competitions inaugrated

Formal inauguration of Sangath Suvalo, inter-collegiate Konkani competition by Konkani Sangha, St Aloysius College was held at St Aloysius College Auditorium on Saturday 26th September 2009.

Cana Matrimonial service inaugrated

The inauguration of the Cana Matrimonial service, a new venture of Family Life Service Centre of Mangalore Diocese was held at Shanthi Kiran, Bajjodi on 26th September at 9.00am.

Protests against supplying water to Nagarjuna Power Project

The members of Dakshina Kannada District Congress Committee protested in front of Deputy Commissioner’s office, against Mangalore City Corporation’s decision, supplying water to Nagarjuna Power Project.

DYFI protests at wenlock hospital

Activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) staged a demonstration in front of the Government Wenlock Hospital here on Friday.

‘Religious Harmony through Education’

Students need moral education which will help to lift their spirit to building a strong nation and society. Being a citizen of India each one have to join their hands together in building a united

Pilikula RSC by 2010

26 September 2009

The much awaited Regional Science Centre (RSC) is finally taking shape at the Pilikula Nisargadhama here and it will be ready by 2010. J R Lobo, executive director of the Pilikula Nisargadhama Society (PNS) told TOI the work pertaining to gallery and RSC building is in progress and will be completed by December next year.

All Urban Local Bodies and City Corporations to have enforcement cells

All ULBs (Urban Local Bodies) and City Corporations will soon have enforcement cells, according to the Karnataka state minister for law, justice and urban development Mr. Suresh Kumar.

Samprathi '09

The two-day National Seminar - Samprathi '09 concluded here today with the valedictory function at 3:45 P.M. at the Eric Mathias Hall of St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore. The program began with

Moral Education highlighted

Students need moral education which will help to lift their spirit to building a strong nation and society. Being a citizen of India each one have to join their hands together in building a united

Inter College wrestling championship

The department of Pre University Education, D K District Mangalore and Shree Gokarnatheshwara P U College Mangalore jointly organized inter college wrestling championship, which was formally inaugurated on Friday 25th

Police officials organizes route march

The district police officials organized a route march for district policemen on Friday 25th September 2009. The march was organized to instill a sense of confidence in the minds of the people of the city.

Hindi Day celebrated

To encourage national language Hindi, Corporation Bank celebrated Hindi Day at the corporate office of the Bank at Mangalore on Thursday 24th September 2009. Ashith Pal of Corporation Bank graced the function as chief guest.

Fake Ravi Poojary's Aid arrested

25 September 2009

A youth who made extortion calls to a contractor impersonating as gang member of underworld don Ravi Poojary was arrested by Panambur police and produced before the court on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Nagesh Nayak, an employee in a chartered accountants firm in the city.

A month ago, civil contractor in MRPL, S Manjunath received an extortion call by a person identifying himself as Arun Bhai demanding Rs 10 lakh with a threat that if he

Fishermen safe as Boat drowns

All 9 fishermen were rescued from a boat drowned 138kms away from the beach. The boat belongs to Sandeep Kumar Ullal.

All rescued fishermen are from Tamilnadu and are identified as driver Bhoomi (45), Govinda (44), Kamaraj (35), Rajendran (40), Muttu (38), Sagaya (37), Selvaraj (40), Mohan (42) and Ravi (38)

‘Precautionary methods to prevent Fire mishap’

Negligence is main reason for fire mishaps. If proper precautionary steps are taken then such mishaps can be prevented said B S Suresh owner of National Safety Products.

He was the resource person at the ‘Danger from fire and immediate relief’ workshop organized by Mangalore Institute of Fire and Safety Engineering on Wednesday.

Extension of trains

Steps will be taken to extend few trains to Kolluru among the several trains plying from Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore to facilitate numerous devotees visiting the Mookambika temple in Kolluru. The train will be extended to Bhatkal or Karwar in Konkan Railway limits assured M S Jayanth General Manger of South railway to the delegation of Mookambika Railway passengers association.

Kerosene to every fishing boat

Current years available kerosene will be distribute to the every 926 fishing boats said Dakshina Kannada district in-charge minister J Krishna Palemar.

Under the presence of DC V Ponnuraj fishing leaders meeting was held.

There is lack of kerosene hence they have rejected the 116 applications. Within few months they will provide kerosene.

Blood Donation camp

All India Billava Association in association with NSS unit of Kudroli Narayana Guru College held Blood group test and donation camp on Thursday 24th September 2009 at Narayana Guru College Kudroli Mangalore.

“Religious Harmony through Education”

Cultural Research and Study Centre Canara First Grade College Mangalore in association with Dharma Samanvaya and National Service Scheme Mangalore University level workshop on Religious

Himalaya eyes the baby care segment

Becoming a parent is a joyous moment for everyone. With it comes the responsibility of taking care of the baby, the most important part in every parent’s life. It brings in a whole lot of new experiences and challenges that are both fulfilling and daunting at the same time.

The Himalaya Drug Company today announced its plans to grow its presence in the baby care segment.

World Heart Day

KMC Hospitals is organizing a series of events as part of the World Heart Day 2009 in a bid to create public awareness about the heart and its importance in human lives. This includes the World Heart Day run, a month long heart screening camp, display of

Three major projects to be inaugrated by PM

Three major projects in the city, two public and one private, could formally see the light of the day with the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurating them anytime after November 15. These include the dedication of the new integrated terminal building of the Bajpe Airport, the formal dedication of Mangalore Special Economic Zone and the dedication of the new campus of St Aloysius College at Beeri near here.

Veerappa Moily felicitated

24 September 2009

Dr M Veerappa Moily, Union Minister for Law and Justice, Central Government, facilitated by Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry he also launched the logo and website of KCCI on Wednesday, 23rd Sept at KCCI hall Mangalore.

Sarang 107.8 community radio launched

Karnataka Governor, H R Bharadhwaj, launched the Community Radio Sarang 107.8 FM at St Aloysius College (SAC) on Wednesday, 23rd September 2009, with the inauguration of the radio studio. TV Studio also was inaugurated at the College, along with the inauguration of the radio station.

“Health in Your Hands” WAP enabled services

The best known brand in alternative medicine; takes the lead in getting up close and personal with the discerning consumer once again. Heralding a new chapter in healthcare innovation, the world’s largest homeopathy chain, Dr. Batras’

water dues to be paid within 15 days

Mangalore City Corporation will undertake a disconnection drive of consumers who are yet to pay their water dues after a fortnight. A press release from G V Rajashekar, executive engineer here on Tuesday stated only 40% of the around 70,000 consumers had thus far paid their water dues,

33/11 kv sub station inaugrated

"State Government will appoint 1,234 engineers to the ESCOMS in the State to overcome the manpower crunch in ESCOMS," said Minister for Power K S Eshwarappa after inaugurating the 33/11 kv sub station, 33 kv

Government urged to drop diversion plan

A public consultation meeting, convened by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) at Circuit House, Mangalore on Tuesday 22nd September 2009. A memorandum was submitted to

Inter Parish Y.C.S CUP 2009

Inter Parish Y.C.S CUP 2009 was held at Vamanjoor church Ground on 20th and 21st (Sunday and Monday). It was well organized effectively and attractively by Y.C.S Vamanjoor Unit with the help of their Director and Animator.

Congress to oppose Water supply to Nagarjuna Project

Today talking in a press conference which was organized at North Block Congress Party office Mangalore Vijay Kumar Shetty, Former MLA Surathkal said, Congress party is strongly

Graduation Day ceremony

The 20th Graduation Day ceremony of the A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences was held on Monday 21st September 2009 at Kshema Auditorium. Sri N Vinaya Hegde

Treasure Hunt Prize distributed

JCI Mangalore concluded ‘Jaycee Week 2009’ by conducting Jaycee Bharath Auto Cars Servo Treasure Hunt at Bharath Auto Cars, Kuntikan, Mangalore on Sunday. Mr Sudhir Pai, Managing Director of Bharath Auto Cars

‘Gramoda Gouji’

‘Gramoda Gouji’ (Village celebration), was held near Padu Bondanthila School on Sunday 20th September 2009. These rare and unique celebrations united all the communities irrespective of their caste and creed. It also throws spotlight on Tulunadu’s traditions,

Delegation headed by Bishop meet governor

A delegation headed by Bishop of Mangalore Diocese Aloysius Paul D'Souza, which met governor H R Bhardwaj here on Wednesday urged him to ensure that people in the state are able to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed rights.

Eid Celebrations

22 September 2009

Eid ul-Fitr, commonly known as Eid, is celebrated at Dakshina Kannada district with great religious fervour and joy on Monday 21st September 2009. Eid celebrated to mark the end of the month of Ramadan.

Another case of moral policing

Two women employees of a Bangalore-based event management company were allegedly molested and assaulted by four men, when they visited a bar and restaurant, off the National Highway-17, near Thokkotu Junction, on the outskirts of the city, late on Thursday night. The police sources told The Hindu about the incident on Sunday.

Sarang 107.8 the community radio of St Aloysius College

From Wednesday radio listeners of the district will have one more station on their list Sarang 107.8 the community radio of St Aloysius College. This community radio station of an educational institute is the second of its kind in the state and will broadcast programmes for six hours a day 6.30 am to 9.30 am and 5.30 am to 8.30 pm.

Eid ul Fitr on Sep 21 in Mangalore

20 September 2009

As there was no new moon sighted on sep 20 in mangalore, Eid al Fitr will be celebrated on Sep 21.
Eid is an Arabic term meaning “festivity” or “celebration,” while fitr

MP of Mangalore releases a new range of sarees

MP of Mangalore Mr. Nalin Kumar Kateel released a new range of sarees produced by a local producer Mr. Rangaswamy. He appreciated the new range of sarees and said it was a pleasant task.

MRPL declares 12 percent dividend

The MRPL has earned a net profit of Rs. 1193 crores in 2008-09 as against Rs. 1272 crores last fiscal. The company has achieved a turnover of Rs. 42,719 crores this year, at 14 per cent more than than last fiscal

Rare heart tumour removed succesfully

A 45-year-old man, resident of Murugolli in Belthangady taluk got a new lease of life when a rare heart tumour was successfully removed at KMC Hospital, Ambedkar Circle.

Hospital authorities stated that the patient had chest pain, palpitations and breathlessness for six months and was subjected to a two-dimensional echo study on detection of an abnormal heart sound.

Mangalore United bows out of KPL

The rain somehow stayed away from the Gangotri Glades ground to allow Mysore Maharaajas to carry out their threat of recording a win in front of their vociferous home crowd on Saturday evening.

The 13-run victory, their third from six matches, leaves them with some hope of making it to the lastfour stage even as their opponents Mangalore United crashed out with their fifth loss from the full seven games.

Mangalore's faulty terminus system

19 September 2009

It is said city's quality of life is portrayed in its transport system and the bus stand for the common people. But Mangalore is far away from realizing it. Its faulty terminus system will not allow the city's traffic to function smoothly,

Painting Competition for Students

18 September 2009

On the occasion of 'World Health Day', a painting competition for the students is being organized at K M C Hospital, Attavar here on Saturday September 19. The contest will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm.

No objection to extend Mangalore-Bangalore Train

The Mangalore-Bangalore train which is embroiled in controversy right from the beginning has now a new controversy - a certain organization that is known as West Coast Rail Yathri Development

Finally KSRTC to ply in Mangalore

Finally the KSRTC will be able to ply between Mangalore and many other rural and urban areas in the district as well as the jurisdiction of Mangalore City Corporation.

Mangalore Dasara commences from 19 September 2009

The Mangalore Dasara has become a household name in the Southern states. It is as splendid as the Mysore Dasara. It will commence from 19 September 2009 at the Kudroli Gokarnanatha Kshetra.

Foundation stone laid for RSC and GC building at Mangalore University

Aravinda Limbhavali, Minister for Higher Education Karnataka government laid the foundation stone for Research Study Centre (RSC) and Grants Commission (GC)

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